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Day-to-Day Substitute School Counselor
Anticipated Extended Day-to-Day Substitute School Counselor
Date Posted: 01/23/2024
Date Modified: 01/23/2024
Anticipated Start Date: 03/13/2024
Deadline to Apply: 02/16/2024
Any of the listed certifications are required.
• Elementary & Secondary School Counselor PK-12, Specialist (1st issued 9/1/2013)
• Elementary School Counselor K-6
• School Counselor K-12
• Secondary School Counselor 7-12
Special Education Required: No
Peters Township School District is currently accepting applications for an anticipated extended day-to-day substitute school counselor beginning March through June 2024. This position will be at Peters Township Middle School. https://www.ptsd.k12.pa.us/
Secondary School Counselor
NORTHEAST BRADFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT
2024-2025 SCHOOL YEAR
Northeast Bradford High School has an anticipated opening for a secondary school counselor beginning the 2024-2025 school year. Help students improve academic achievement, plan and prepare for productive and fulfilling careers, and develop the personal and social skills students will need as contributing and responsible members of society. Help students and parents cope with personal, family, educational, and mental health decisions and problems. Emphasize preventive and developmental counseling to provide students with the life skills needed to deal with problems before they occur and to enhance the student’s personal, social, and academic growth. Provide special services, including alcohol and drug prevention programs and conflict resolution classes. Identify abuse and other family problems that can affect a student’s development. Work with students individually, with small groups, or with entire classes. Consult and collaborate with parents, teachers, school administrators, school psychologists, medical professionals, and social workers to develop and implement strategies to help students be successful in the education system.
Meet with students, parents, and teachers to promote a healthy school and home environment.
Prepare students for the transition from school to adulthood and the workforce.
Use interviews, counseling sessions, tests, or other methods to evaluate and advise students on their abilities, interests, talents, and personality characteristics to develop realistic academic and career goals. Help students choose courses and activities that relate to their interests that will prepare them for life post-graduation.
Provide career and education program information and teach students how to apply for college, financial aid, or job-training programs.
Help students develop job search skills such as resume writing and interviewing techniques.
Conduct classroom counseling lessons on a range of topics that affect the entire student population.
Help students meet day-to-day challenges such as social, behavioral, and personal problems. In addition, assist students with particular needs, such as adjusting to a new school, coping with grief following a crisis, dealing with substance abuse and anger, or other risky behaviors.
Assist the principal in developing the master course schedule.
Coordinate grade-level assessment testing.
Provide training workshops for parents and teachers.
Work with the school psychologist regarding mental health assessment and referral.
Must demonstrate a willingness and ability to comply with the standards for ethical and professional performance established by the State Board of Education. Must be able to work with difficult people in difficult situations. Must be able to work with individuals and families from various cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Must be a team player willing to work cooperatively with administration, school psychologists, and teachers to implement new programs and ideas as necessary.
Counseling - Must have a strong background in individual and group counseling techniques and be qualified to address school-related problems such as academic accountability/self-reliance, social skills, bullying, and suicidal ideation.
Salary and benefits per the current professional bargaining agreement.
Deadline to Apply
January 19, 2024
Valid Pennsylvania School Counselor certificate
How to Apply
Qualified candidates, please send a letter of interest, resume, PA Standard Teaching Application, transcripts, reference letters, current Acts 34, 114, 151 clearances, Mandated Reporter Training, Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure, and PDE-6004 releases to Sharon Goble, 526 Panther Lane, Rome, PA 18837 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE
School Counseling & Counseling Psych. - Open-Rank Tenure/Track Faculty
The Department of Psychological Studies in Education in the College of Education and Human Development at Temple University is seeking to fill an open rank (tenured/tenure-track) faculty position in Counseling Psychology beginning Fall 2024. The department seeks candidates to join a faculty committed to supporting the professional development of equity-oriented, culturally diverse school counselors and professional counselors. The compelling candidate will demonstrate history or capacity for a scholarly productive research agenda, with an established record of publications and grants or potential for successful scholarship and attracting external funding for research. In addition to maintaining an active program of research, the responsibilities of the position include teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses in both the school counseling and mental health concentrations of the counseling psychology program; advising graduate students; supervising practicum and internship students; teaching other departmental courses as needed; and participating in department, college, and professional service activities.
Required qualifications include an earned doctorate (before Fall 2024) in school counseling, counseling psychology, counselor education or a related field; evidence of training and professional socialization in school counseling and the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model; strong research training; and certification or eligibility for certification for K-12 school counseling through the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Experience in teaching university-level courses, being licensed or eligible for licensure as a professional counselor or psychologist in Pennsylvania, along with strong organizational and administrative skills are preferred.
Applicants interested in the position should send electronic copies of a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to email@example.com using the subject line “Open Rank Counseling Psychology position.” (References will not be contacted until the final stage of the search process). Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Cathy Fiorello, chair of the search committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Temple University is a public, four-year doctoral institution with very high research activity and a national leader in education, research and healthcare. With approximately 30,000 students, Temple is a vital institution in the Philadelphia region and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, contributing significantly toward Pennsylvania’s economy each year. The university also has a strong global reach, with long-standing and vibrant campuses in Japan and Rome. In addition to its national and international presence, Temple has a strong commitment to the city of Philadelphia and other urban communities. The University places a high value on its urban location and on scholarship, teaching, and service that benefit local communities. Additional information about Temple University can be found at http://www.temple.edu
The College of Education and Human Development at Temple University was founded in 1919. Our prominent location in the heart of North Philadelphia provides students and faculty with the resources and opportunities of a large, diverse and lively urban center. The College of Education and Human Development is committed to serving Philadelphia schools, local communities, and neighborhoods and has forged close partnerships with educators, community members, local leaders, and public officials in a variety of ways to enhance the quality and extent of education regionally and nationally, especially in urban locations. We seek to promote education as a primary mechanism for social mobility and social justice for all learners. We aim to prepare students to serve as educational leaders and agents of change. Information about the college is available at https://education.temple.edu/
Temple University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all in every aspect of its operations. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability. Women and minoritized candidates are especially encouraged to apply. All prospective candidates must prove eligibility to work in the United States. This policy extends to all educational, service and employment programs of the University.
Cathy Fiorello, PhD, NCSP, ABPP
Professor, School Psychology
POSITION AT HIGH SCHOOL SOUTH
East Sroudsburg Area School District
The salary and benefits will be in accordance with the current Professional Association Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement.
Candidates must possess a valid Pennsylvania K-12 School Counselor certification. The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of and empathy for students at the secondary school level as well as a sincere desire to work with them.
Further qualifications include the following:
(1) Knowledge of the PA standards with regards to emotional and physical well-being and safety for children in compliance with Act 126, Act 72, RTII, Chapter 339, and student assistance,
(2) Experience/orientation for Special Education/IEP process and requirements,
(3) Ability to creatively prepare, communicate, and present effective instructional strategies for academic planning, college preparation, vocational education, and crisis counseling with the understanding and empathy for students and the assigned level,
(4) Strong technology background.
Completion of successful interview(s) required along with meeting all district requirements.
Please express your interest in this position by submitting your PA Standard Application including certificate, clearances, transcripts and 3 recommendations. Applications and clearance forms may be downloaded off our employment website at www.esasd.net. If you currently work for the District, please provide a letter of interest and current resume.
Applications or letters of interest should be sent electronically to: email@example.com
Or can be mailed to:
East Stroudsburg Area School District
50 Vine Street
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Secondary School Counselor
Mount Union Area School District
The Mount Union Area School District is accepting applications for the following anticipated position effective immediately for the 2023-2024 school year:
Anticipated Secondary School Counselor
Position is for 185 days per school year.
To be available after January 12, 2024.
Initial assignment will be for Grades 9 to 12.
Elementary & Secondary School Counselor PreK-12 Certification required.
Background and/or experience with SAP and working with outside agencies preferred.
Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, resume, Standard PA Teaching Application, copy of PA Certification, transcripts/credentials, three recent letters of reference, current Act 34, Act 151 and FBI fingerprinting clearances (within one year), Act 168 Disclosure form to Dr. Amy J. Smith, Superintendent, Mount Union Area School District, 603 North Industrial Drive, Mount Union, PA 17066 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications accepted until position has been filled. Telephone: 814-542-8631. Fax #814-542-8633. EOE
Secondary & Elementary School Counselor Positions
The Allentown School District has several secondary and elementary school counselor positions open. Please use this link to see available positions and their job descriptions.
Elementary School Counselor
POSITION: SCHOOL COUNSELOR
EFFECTIVE DATE: 2023/2024 SCHOOL YEAR
REPORTS TO: PRINCIPAL/DIRECTOR OF STUDENT SERVICES
LOCATION: (.5) GLENWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND
(.5) MEDIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
COMPENSATION: PER RTMEA CONTRACT
QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum master’s degree. Active and valid Pennsylvania Certification in School Counseling PreK-12. Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures and government regulations; ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedures; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, students, parents and the general public; ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference; ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations; ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers and parents; skill in oral and written communication.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 lbs., such as testing material. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Subject to indoor work environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION www.rtmsd.org
Elementary and Secondary Positions
The School District of Philadelphia has openings for School Counselors across all grade levels, K through 12. We are looking for passionate and knowledgeable school counselors to implement counseling programs that assist students in their personal, social, and academic development.